Category: Community

Mercury One Studios To Host Pop Up Museum

Mercury One Studios in Irving is curating the Rights & Responsibilities pop-up museum from June 15 – 17.

The temporary exhibition will focus on documents and artifacts that reveal the rights and responsibilities of American citizens – delving into what makes America the most innovative nation – Our Constitution and Bill of Rights and the stories and events of how we have interpreted them for good and for bad.

Dallas Historical Society Announced Awards For Excellence in Community Service

Marnie and Kern Wildenthal

The trustees of the Dallas Historical Society have announced the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Community Service. The recipients will be honored at the 37th Awards for Excellence luncheon on Nov. 1 at the Fairmont Dallas.

Former award recipients Marnie and Kern Wildenthal will serve as 2018 honorary co-chairs. Laurie and Phil Evans are the 2018 event co-chairs, with Louise Caldwell as coordinator/advisor.

Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibition Makes its Texas Debut This Summer

Funky frills? Check.

Crazy claws? Check.

Enormous dinosaurs that would have terrified T. rex? Check, check, check.

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is getting all prehistoric this summer as it celebrates the “summer of the dinosaur.” From the much-anticipated Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition making its Texas debut to all-new dinosaur-themed exhibits, programs, events, films, camps, and activities, the Perot Museum is sure to be a dino-mite destination for all ages this summer.

Theater Camp Invites Children To Shine

Summer Showtunes, a summer camp that teaches children the processes in musical theater performance, is back. 

The camp, which in previously was taught by a team from Dallas Summer Musicals, will take a new shape this year. The teacher, Lois Leftwich, will implement a format she “lived, taught, and performed” in the Northwest for 30 years: Broadway Bound. 

Acclaimed Author Liz Murray To Speak at Pot of Gold Luncheon

Liz Murray, a well-known author, speaker, and recipient of the White House “Project’s Role Model Award” and Oprah Winfrey’s first-ever “Chutzpah Award,” will speak at Attorney’s Serving the Community/Pot of Gold luncheon.

The June 22 event at the Hilton Anatole hotel will benefit Rainbow Days.

The child of drug-addicted parents who routinely ate from dumpsters to survive, Murray was homeless at age 15 and fending for her life. Determined not to be defined by her circumstances, she recognized education as the key to a fresh beginning and a whole new way of living.